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10:15 am

Science, Kids

September 26

10:15 am - 11:00 am

Little STEAMers: All About Amphibians

Salamanders, frogs and toads oh, my! Join us as we learn all about amphibians through hands-on crafts and activities! You’ll even get to meet FCMoD’s resident amphibians up-close!

Through storytime, crafts, and hands-on activities, your preschooler will get to explore the building blocks of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math at Little STEAMers! Little STEAMers is designed especially for children 3-5 years old and their caregivers. Join us on the 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month, at both 10:15am & 2:15pm.

$5 per child/$4 for members – caregivers are free

11:30 am

Theater, Science, Kids

September 26

11:30 am - 12:00 pm
$2 – $4

One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure

Join Big Bird, Elmo and their friend, Hu Hu Zhu for a look at the stars. Take an imaginary trip to our Moon, learn how to find the Big Dipper and North Star, and see how we all share the same sky.

Runtime: 23 minutes | View the trailer!

2:00 pm

Theater, Science, All Ages

September 26

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
$2 – $4

CAPCOM GO! The Apollo Story

What did it take to get humans to the surface of the Moon? What challenges did the engineers, scientists, and astronauts who worked to achieve that goal face? From award winning fulldome producer NSC Creative comes their latest show, an immersive historical documentary that showcases the achievements of the Apollo program and what it took to put the first human on the Moon.

Runtime: 25 minutes | View the trailer!

2:15 pm

Science, Kids

September 26

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm

Little STEAMers: All About Amphibians

Salamanders, frogs and toads oh, my! Join us as we learn all about amphibians through hands-on crafts and activities! You’ll even get to meet FCMoD’s resident amphibians up-close!

Through storytime, crafts, and hands-on activities, your preschooler will get to explore the building blocks of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math at Little STEAMers! Little STEAMers is designed especially for children 3-5 years old and their caregivers. Join us on the 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month, at both 10:15am & 2:15pm.

$5 per child/$4 for members – caregivers are free

3:00 pm

Theater, Science, All Ages

September 26

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
$2 – $4

Explore

Have you ever wondered how spacecraft navigate quickly and accurately to Earth orbit and beyond? Find out in EXPLORE, an odyssey to the planet Mars through the lens of humanity’s fascination with the stars — from ancient stargazers and astrologers to the breakthrough discoveries of Nicolaus Copernicus and Johannes Kepler.

Runtime: 27 minutes  | View the trailer!

4:00 pm

Theater, Science, All Ages

September 26

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
$2 – $4

Dynamic Earth

In this film you’ll ride along on swirling ocean and wind currents, dive into the heart of a monster hurricane, come face-to-face with sharks and gigantic whales, and fly into roiling volcanoes as you explore the interlocking systems that shape Earth’s climate: the atmosphere, oceans, and the biosphere.

Runtime: 25 minutes | View the trailer!

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6:00 pm

Music, Teens, Adults

September 26

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Musician Meetup

Join FCMoD’s Musician Meetup and connect with fellow musicians and music fans! Experience group jams, get advice, or listen to your favorite music genre or artist. Come with ideas of what you’d like Musician Meetup to be…and don’t forget to bring your instruments! Designed for all skill levels.

Free museum admission with participation.

 

Theater, All Ages

September 26

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
$2 – $4

Sensory Friendly Films at FCMoD: CAPCOM GO! The Apollo Story

Fort Collins Museum of Discovery is pleased to offer a special opportunity for individuals and their families living with autism or other special needs. Enjoy shows in the OtterBox Digital Dome Theater in an environment of acceptance and understanding.

Many others, not on the autism spectrum, also enjoy Sensory Friendly Films – it’s a great opportunity for families to meet, for siblings of children with autism to get to know other kids, and for anyone to enjoy a Dome show!


This month’s featured show: CAPCOM GO! The Apollo Story

What did it take to get humans to the surface of the Moon? What challenges did the engineers, scientists, and astronauts who worked to achieve that goal face? From award winning fulldome producer NSC Creative comes their latest show, an immersive historical documentary that showcases the achievements of the Apollo program and what it took to put the first human on the Moon.

Runtime: 25 minutes | View the trailer!


Check our calendar for more information and to see which show piques your interest!

Sensory Friendly Films at FCMoD are offered on the 4th Thursday of every month at 6:00pm. Families are encouraged to bring their own items or snacks to help foster an enjoyable experience. Focus helpers such as noise reducing earmuffs and fidget toys will also be available for use during the show.

We are eager to hear about new ways to serve all members of our community and welcome your feedback, suggestions, questions or concerns. Please don’t hesitate to contact us with your thoughts!

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